Middle School Math Bowl at Kennesaw State University

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 18, 2013) — Kennesaw State University and the Cobb County School District…

Georgia (Jan 18, 2013)KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 18, 2013) — Kennesaw State University and the Cobb County School District present the Second Annual Math Bowl.

WHAT: Students from Smitha, Campbell and Griffin middle schools tackle word and number problems in a competition designed to get them excited about math.

WHO: The seventh and eighth graders will compete in teams and as individuals. They will earn points for the correct answers. In addition, they will earn points for how they solve and explain their solutions. The students are from Cobb’s low-income schools and educators hope the competition will inspire them to consider careers in math. The students who will participate were selected by their teachers.

WHEN: Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.

·         10 a.m. Students arrive at Kennesaw State University

·         10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Individual and team competitions

·         12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Lunch and campus tours

·         2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Closing ceremony and awards

WHERE: Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144

·         The competition will be at the Advancing the Teaching of Mathematics and Science (ATOMS) Center on Campus Loop Road.

·         The closing ceremony and awards will be in the atrium of the new Science Laboratory Building.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu